Seniors

Published April 8, 2021

FARMINGTON — Though the class size has dwindled over the years, the bond of the Farmington High School Class of 1946 has never wavered.

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Published March 25, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Local seniors are invited to take place in a monthly virtual lecture administered by Mind University.

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Published March 24, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Older Persons’ Commission resumed its adult day services program this month, nearly a year after it halted the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published March 24, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Older Persons’ Commission is now buzzing with activity, albeit by appointment only, and at a reduced capacity.

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Published March 24, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — A short path near the Sterling Heights Senior Center will be transformed in the coming months into a fairy garden — a space with carefully arranged plants and decor that evoke a sense of wonder by suggesting the presence of gnomes and other magical folk, hidden among the underbrush and in the treetops.

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Published March 19, 2021

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HARPER WOODS/GROSSE POINTES — The Helm at the Boll Life Center, which serves senior citizens in Harper Woods and the Grosse Pointes, is raising money to benefit its local Meals on Wheels program.

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Published March 17, 2021

METRO DETROIT — If you ask Bob O’Brien how long he’s played ball, he’s quick to tell you.

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Published March 11, 2021

ROYAL OAK — March 2 was Read Across America Day, and to celebrate, seniors from Waltonwood Royal Oak senior living community videotaped themselves reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books for students from Shrine Catholic Grade School.

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Published March 8, 2021

WARREN — The city of Warren will partner with McLaren Health System and Walgreens to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations at City Hall for residents according to current priority phase guidelines by appointment only March 10-12.

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Published February 22, 2021

HARPER WOODS — The Helm at the Boll Life Center, which serves senior citizens in the Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe communities, has named two new members to its board.

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Published February 15, 2021

WARREN — “Nick” Joswiak celebrated more than his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Feb. 15. It's also his 101st birthday.

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Published February 10, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Sterling Heights resident Roxanne Hayes has an 86-year-old father who lives with her and her husband.

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Published February 8, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — For those in Michigan living in senior care facilities, the pandemic has often meant isolation from family.

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Published December 8, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Keego Harbor resident David Emmings, 61, and his wife’s last worry in the midst of this pandemic has been their bi- or tri-weekly trip to the supermarket for groceries.

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Published November 20, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The community can help spread holiday cheer by assisting local families in financial need this holiday season.

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Published November 19, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — This year has been challenging for everyone, and at a time when it may be more important than ever, Home Instead Senior Care’s seasonal favorite, Be a Santa to a Senior, is returning with new ways for the community to participate in helping seniors enjoy the holidays.

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Published November 10, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Beverly Hills resident Marilyn Ferber, 87, who has been homebound, especially since the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, couldn’t fathom having to leave her house this year to receive an influenza vaccination.

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Published November 6, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Residents aren’t likely to see many new senior housing facilities popping up in the area in the near future.

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Published October 26, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Plans to transition the Sisters of Mercy parcel, adjacent to the Costick Activities Center, into a senior living community continued forward Sept. 28 as Farmington Hills City Council members voted 4-1 to approve the planned unit development for the site.

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Published October 20, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The list of essential items needed to get through the COVID-19 pandemic goes well beyond personal protection equipment.

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